A summer school for those how found themselves working as historians by accident rather than design
This year we look at the question: what constitutes printing history and what is print culture?
Print, politics and publishing: the role of the provincial press
Presentation Wednesdays offer students a chance to develop their ideas in a supportive environment of their peers.
Presentation Wednesdays offer students a chance to develop their ideas in a supportive environment of their peers
Presentation Wednesdays offer doctoral students a chance to develop their ideas in a supportive environment of their peers
This one-day workshop will explore collaborative book production from the Middle Ages to the present day.
The Centre for Printing History & Culture, in conjunction with the Printing Historical Society and the National Print Museum.
Print culture, popular readership and the emergence of a genre in colonial Lagos
Phil Abel provides a glimpse in the the year in the life of Hand & Eye Letterpress.
Toshi Omagari discusses validity of what he was taught as type design student and tries to debunk myths in typeface design.
Join the Baskerville Society for a private tour of Lichfield Cathedral library and view it's significant holdings of manuscripts and books
Jonathan Barnbrook summarises his career up until this point.
Adrian Shaughnessy describes his professional journey and how, despite radically changing his career path, he retains the outlook of a graphic designer.
On the 90th and 30th anniversaries of the General Strike and the Wapping Dispute, this two-day conference at the Marx Memorial Library will explore the role of printers and print as agents and vehicles of protest.
Come and experience hand composition in the Parkside Print Room at Birmingham City University.
2016 marks the 500th anniversary of the publication of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso. To celebrate this event, the Cadbury Research Library is hosting an evening of talks with an accompanying display.
Mary Noble, talks about 100 years of changes in calligraphy from Edward Johnston to the computer.
From printing types to digital typography the sans serif resonates across both page and screen; and from the advent of Caslon IV's Two Lines English Egyptian in 1816 to the present day the voice of the sans serif has greatly influenced communication.
The Centre for Printing History & Culture is fast approach the end of its first academic year. To mark this milestone, we will be holding a small and informal symposium/social event on Tuesday 28 June 2016 from 1600-1900 at Winterbourne House & Garden, Birmingham.
Historians generally credit Napoleon with introducing the printing press to the Arab world when he invaded Egypt in 1798.
2016 marks the 500th anniversary of the publication of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso.
The Winter Wayzgoose is the first of a seasonal series of meetings in which researchers can present their work in an informal and supportive setting.
It is our great pleasure to invite you to the launch party of the Centre for Printing History and Culture, a joint initiative between Birmingham City University and the University of Birmingham.
In 2015, Vision Plus will be hosted in the UK by the School of Visual Communication at Birmingham City University and delivered in association with IIID and the IDA. The symposium will also coincide with an exhibition of the graphic work of Ivan Chermayeff, which will be shown in the Atrium of the venue.
The Centre hosted a one-day symposium, which brought together invited stakeholders, including scholars, archivists and librarians, collections managers and research students. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness of the Centre, initiate discussion on its composition and direction, and scope both the intellectual and tangible resources in the region.